July  2001
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

Organization of African Unity 


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
The Organization of African Unity: Facing Up to the Failures of Its Mediation Efforts by Colin Legum, pp A33-A39.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Berman, Eric G. and Sams, Katie E. Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities. Geneva, Switzerland, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, 2000. 540 p.
Organization of African Unity, pp 45-74.
Book call no.: 341.584096 B516p


Addai-Sebo, Akyaaba. OAU-Will Salim Succeed Salim? New African No.396:10-11 May 2001.

African Union Treaty Takes Effect. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:11 June 2001.
African Union to replace the Organization of African Unity.

Asante, Ben. Summit to Solve Conflicts. West Africa 4279:24-25 June 11, 2001.
Lome, the capital of Togo was the site of a peace conference of African leaders under the auspices of the OAU to look for solutions to African conflicts.

Assensoh, A. B. Wanted: A New Type of Leader. West Africa No.4266:11-12 March 12, 2001.
Calls for a strong leader of the OAU.

Butty, James. OAU Wants Diplomatic Privileges Back. West Africa No.4277:17 May 28, 2001.
"The Organization of African Unity is asking the U.S. government to restore to its UN mission in New York certain diplomatic privileges and immunities which were withdrawn five years ago by the Clinton administration."

Butty, James. Salim Looks Back. West Africa No.4286:19-22 July 30, 2001.
Interviews Salim Ahmed Salim, Secretary General of the OAU.

Derrick, Jonathan. African Union: One More Lap. West Africa No.4266:10 March 12, 2001.
Discusses the formation of the African Union.

Derrick, Jonathan. OAU Signs off in Lusaka. West Africa No.4284:10-11 July 16, 2001.

Gaye, Adama. Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim. West Africa No.4263:10-11 February 19, 2001.
Interview with Dr. Salim of the OAU on Lockerbie and sanctions on Libya.

Hakata, Michelle. The Union Marches on. New African No.398:13 July 2001.
Transition from the OAU to the African Union.

Kamara, Jean. Peace Mechanism Not Working. West Africa No.4266:13 March 12, 2001.
Study investigates conflicts in Africa.

Khpera, Saafu. OAU, a Success Story. New African No.388:29-30 September 2000.

Libya/OAU: Gadaffi's Big Tent. Africa Confidential 42:8 July 13, 2001.
Colonel Gadaffi's influence over the OAU and the rest of Africa.

The New African Agenda. West Africa No.4264:10 February 26, 2001.
At the Summit for the Organization of African Unity leaders discussed forming an African union.

Oghoghorie, Igho B. Matters Arising. West Africa No.4264:11-14 February 26, 2001.
"Looks at issues African leaders will have to consider as they attempt to forge the African union."

Organization of African Unity: The Last Summit. Africa Confidential 42:1-2 July 13, 2001.
"At least two years of tough negotiations and fund-raising lie ahead if the new African Union is to win credibility."

Qaddafi's Grand Plan. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:25 August 2000.
"This year's Organization of African Unity summit in Lome make cautious steps toward greater African unity and integration."

Stoppard, Anthony. Advocating a New Union for Africa. African Agenda 4,no.3:29 2001.
"South Africa will push the proposed African Union to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and overhaul the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in an attempt to fast-track the economic and political integration of the continent."

The Union is Born! New African No.397:14 June 2001.
"The African Union became both a legal and political reality on 26 May."

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